Insurance Research Council News

Claimed Auto Injury Losses in N.Y. Metro Area Rose 70% in 10 Years

Personal injury protection (PIP) claims closed in 2010 show that claimed losses for medical expenses, lost wages, and other expenses from auto accident injuries in the New York City area rose 70 percent over the past decade. This surpasses the …

Americans Oppose Accident Response Fees: Insurance Industry Survey

Sixty-eight percent of adults oppose local governments charging accident response fees to individuals involved in traffic accidents, according to a new insurance industry survey. The Insurance Research Council (IRC) survey found that requiring insurance companies, rather than the individuals involved …

Across Country, 1 in 7 Drivers Uninsured; In Some States, 1 in 4

Across the United States, chances are roughly one in seven that a driver is uninsured. The estimated percentage of uninsured motorists stood at 13.8 percent in 2009, according to a new study from the Insurance Research Council (IRC). The group …